áirgech

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(áirge)

(a) adj. o, ā having numerous herds: tír na ngort n-airgheach, Measgra D. 45.23 . an fhian airgheach (: airmeach), Top. Poems 120.20 . ?Conall oirgheach aigh- thidhe, Ir. Texts iv 45.9 . gleann A. na áit airgheach a place for the herds to lie down in, Isa. lxv 10 .

(b) subst. o, m. herdsman: tainic airgech . . . cuicce armentarius , BNnÉ 218 § 103 . tainic a airgeach go Ciaran, 122 § 61 . aircceach i Cheallaigh, Ériu iv 61 § 54 (= buachail bo, § 55 ).